IN case you had forgotten the Billabong Pipe Masters is on today and in all likelihood we will crown a World Champion.
This World Champion will either be Kelly Slater or Joel Parkinson and they could meet in the final, that much is certain. The rest is conjecture but this one matters: for Kelly it would be 12 world titles and Parko it would be title number 1.
The way that the points are structured (with surfers being able to drop their two worst results) if Kelly makes one more round, that is into the Quarterfinals, Parko must beat him.
It’ll be live HERE
Are you #GOPARKO or #GOKELLY ?
Pick a solid swell, make the treacherous paddle, avoid the fang-like rocks on the inside, and you could score some of the longest rights of your life.
If Jack Kerouac surfed he would have chewed his beatnik leg off to get on this trip. Desert Point to Shipstern and everything in between.
Not all winter is cold, even if the country is in danger of washing away there will be surfers lapping up the storms
Those two imposters, triumph and disaster, go hand in hand in the sport of bodyboarding, especially for those hellmen who push the boundaries of what is surfable.
From Europe to the West Coast of the States Alex Botelho had one hell of a season